The Underneath Setting

Kathi Appelt
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The Tilting House

The tilting house is the place to which the calico cat is drawn by the sounds of Ranger’s baying song. Gar Face found this abandoned house and decided to take up residence in it. After Gar Face’s death, the house is struck by lightning and burns to the ground.

The Underneath

The underneath is the underside of Gar Face’s house. Ranger warns first the calico cat, then her kittens, that they must stay under the house in order to be safe from Gar Face. Puck later equates the safety he feels underneath the loblolly pine tree with the underneath of the house.

The Bayou Tartine

Gar Face lives near the Bayou Tartine. It is the Texas bayou where most of the novel's action takes place.

Little Sorrowful Creek

It is on the banks of this creek that the jar holding Grandmother is buried...

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